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Crystal Parsons and Tom Bursey represented Memorial University at a wreath-laying ceremony in Ottawa on the 95th anniversary of the Battle of Beaumont Hamel. The pair laid a pair of wreaths at the National War Memorial, one on behalf of the university and one on behalf of the alumni association. The pair were joined at the ceremony by members of the Canadian Forces band who accompanied the Atlantic Voices and Lake Academy (from Fortune) choirs. Soldiers from the Royal Newfoundland Regiment stood guard over the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier throughout the ceremony.


Wednesday, July 20
Improv in the classroom: The best answer to the question, Whose voice gets heard? 1:30-4:30 p.m. ED-4013. To register, email indicating 'Improv' in the subject line.

Thursday, July 21
Student Recreation Discussion 3-4 p.m. Multipurpose Room - 2nd Floor, Field House. Sign up at the Field House Customer Service Desk or email

Othering: Beyond Incident to Lived Experience 1:30-4:30 p.m. ED-5004. Register at indicating 'Othering' in the subject line.

Friday, July 22
Watching the Moonwalk in Corrective Shoes: The Construction of Disabled

Adopted Identity in the Summer of 1969, a lecture reading by Dorothy Palmer 12-1:30 p.m. ED 2030B, the McCann Centre.

Saturday, July 23
5th Annual Rose Show at the Garden 12-5 p.m. Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Road.

Sunday, July 24
5th Annual Rose Show continues at the Botanical Garden 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Monday, July 25
The Interaction of Migratory Birds and Domestic Poultry and its Role in Sustaining Avian Influenza by Dr. Rongsong Liu, University of Wyoming, 2-3 p.m. HH-3017.

Thursday, July 28
Marine Institute Holyrood Marine Base Open House 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Friday, July 29
Current advances in pharmacists' scope of practice, an undergraduate lecture by Carole Beveridge, candidate for regular term appointment in pharmacy practice, 1:40-2:40 p.m. Health Sciences Centre, H3446, Lecture Theatre H, 3rd Floor.

Sunday, July 31
Wading into Wetlands Family Program at the Botanical Garden 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 1
Memorial University Community Garden Workshop: Preserving Herbs 4:40-5:40 p.m. QC-4028.

Tuesday, Aug. 2
RCMP information session 6-9 p.m. ED-3034B.

Age-dependent Diffusion and Death Rates, and their Applications to the Cell Population, PhD oral defence of Mohammadkheer Al-Jararha, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. IIC-2014, Bruneau Centre for Research & Innovation.

Thursday, Aug. 4
Tuckamore Festival free prelude concert 12:30-1:20 p.m. St. Andrew's Presbyterian. James Hurley presents a free piano recital.

Wind in our Sails: Women at the Helm, the national AGM and conference of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) begins at 9 a.m. at the Sheraton Hotel, St. John's.

Monday, Aug. 8
Tuckamore Music Festival presents Workshop with Jennifer Johnson (body mapping) 6:30-9 p.m. Hutton Choral Room.

Tuesday, Aug. 9
A Transatlantic Voyage: English Songs from Here to There 8-10 p.m. D.F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music.

Wednesday, Aug. 10
Memorial University Community Garden Grand Opening Ceremony 12-1 p.m. Behind Queen's College. Tree-planting ceremony at noon, followed by a reception. For more information about the garden please visit